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News published August 2012

  • Aviation report ‘short-sighted and misleading'

    Published 31 August 2012

    Wandsworth Council says a Parliamentary report on aviation policy is short-sighted and grossly understates the impacts of aircraft noise on millions of people living under the Heathrow flightpaths.

  • Gallery becomes pop-up 'cinema'

    Published 30 August 2012

    Today sees the opening of a free three-day exhibition which will see Battersea Park ’s Pump House Gallery become a pop-up public information ‘cinema’.

  • Learn the secrets to commuter cycling

    Published 29 August 2012

    Anyone tempted to lead a healthier, more active life by cycling to and from work can learn the best routes in and out of London at a free commuter cycling event.

  • Take a virtual tour of Roehampton

    Published 29 August 2012

    Roehampton town centre has been recreated online to give residents an innovative way in which to share ideas and opinions about ways to improve the area.

  • Gatwick services should stop at Balham

    Published 28 August 2012

    Wandsworth councillors are calling for some rail services between central London and Gatwick Airport to stop at Balham Station.

  • GCSE results stable

    Published 24 August 2012

    Overall GCSE results in Wandsworth have remained stable this year, following significant gains in 2011.

  • Number of rough sleepers falls

    Published 24 August 2012

    The number of people sleeping rough in the borough has fallen by more than half thanks to an ongoing drive to tackle the problem across the capital.

  • Council leader sets out views on Elliott

    Published 23 August 2012

    The leader of the council has written the following message for Wandsworth residents following the decision by councillors on Tuesday to endorse a proposal to generate funding for the £30m renovation of Elliott School in Putney.

  • Scheme to secure school’s future endorsed

    Published 22 August 2012

    Councillors in Wandsworth last night endorsed a proposal to generate funding for the much needed renovation of Elliott School in Putney.

  • Travellers leave Commons after warnings

    Published 21 August 2012

    Travellers who broke byelaws by setting up camp on Tooting Common have abandoned the site after the council warned they would face legal proceedings should they remain.

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